He Talks Funny: A Heartwarming Story Of Everyday Life

Joey has a neurological speech disorder, apraxia, and is hard to understand when he speaks. In this story, Joey goes to camp. How his mother helps educate his camp counselor and camp mates about her son’s disability is the essence of the boy’s acceptance into camp. The story teaches the reader about this condition which many people are unaware of, especially children. There is a stigma attached to these kinds of disabilities; people tend to think that children like this are not smart. Dispelling this important point is mentioned in the story. Ages 5 and up.

© 2011 Buesser, Jeanne